CAREERS AT TOOGOOD

Toogood is a London-based design studio founded in 2008 by Faye Toogood. The studio designs and manufactures artisanal, sculptural products across furniture, homeware accessories and contemporary clothing, as well as providing bespoke interior design services for commercial and residential projects.

We're always looking to meet new exciting talent, if you would like to work at Toogood please contact us at careers@t-o-o-g-o-o-d.com with your CV.

SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING EXECUTIVE


We are looking for an ambitious and detail-oriented marketing executive to join our tight-knit team and work across all areas of the business. Combining creativity with an analytical approach, the perfect candidate will understand our unique product and the suitable approaches to market it effectively within the luxury fashion, furniture and interiors industries. This is an exciting opportunity to drive forward our social media strategy and collaborate with our in-house teams and external partners to produce outstanding content and develop our marketing output. We’re looking for someone who has an appetite for growth and is keen to contribute new ideas, whilst providing valuable support to keep things running smoothly at Toogood.

 

Responsibilities:

Content Planning & Creation:

- Manage the studio’s main social media platforms (Instagram, Linkedin, Pinterest).

- Create and manage the social content calendar, planning and executing our priority initiatives throughout the year for both organic and paid social.

- Create innovative and engaging visual and written content for all social channels, holistically representing the Toogood brand across all departments - furniture, homeware, interiors and clothing.

- Oversee community engagement - answer DMs, comment regularly to increase engagement in real time.

- Work closely with the e-commerce manager to align marketing content with the messaging requirements for e-commerce.

- Develop an excellent awareness and knowledge of company activities and product ranges.

General Management:

- Update and maintain the marketing calendar, project status sheet and content calendar.

- Responsible for the image management filing and naming images appropriately.

- Update and maintain the studio’s press and community sheets as well as our CRM databas.e

- Archive all press that the studio receives.


Production:
- Work with the marketing team to produce high quality content from in-house and external shoots, ensuring best practice use of platform product attributes.

- Support in the production of all photography or moving image shoots across both fashion and furniture; sourcing photographers, styling, and casting.

Advertising:

- Plan, create, implement, and optimise all paid media campaigns on Meta business suite.

- Analyse campaign performance data and provide actionable insights and recommendations based on these findings.


Data Reporting and Analysis:
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Responsible for setting up and managing a robust reporting structure for organic and paid KPIs across all of the studio’s social platforms, gathering actionable insights to optimise future campaigns.
- Audit and analyse Toogood’s email performance on a seasonal basis, and come up with actionable insights for both campaign emails and more general flow emails.

 Community, Press and PR:
- Assist in developing VIP/ ambassador initiatives, including gifting.
- Help plan events held by the studio such as press days, open house weeks, and A&D events.
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Be the first point of contact for press requests, collating publishable materials, assets and interview answers for journalists to deadline.
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Manage all press loan requests - packing of the pieces requested, tracking the pieces, booking courier, etc.

Skills & Experience:
- Minimum 2 years experience in a design studio or in a similar role.
- Proficient in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign) Microsoft Office Suite.
- Quick thinking and problem solving mindset.
- Excellent design skills.

Employee Benefits:
- Everyone receives a seasonal clothing allowance - meaning the team is often kitted out in an ever-changing Toogood uniform.

- There's the ability to buy Toogood pieces at cost price (across furniture, homeware, and clothing).

- We have flexible working hours and a hybrid working policy for all.

- Our digital nomad working policy allows team members to work from abroad for up to 2 weeks per year.

- We hold monthly studio drinks and seasonal team lunches to bring everyone together and celebrate the studio's achievements (the Christmas lunch is particularly special).

- Each team member receives a work anniversary gift chosen by Faye to celebrate every year they've been at Toogood.

- To say thanks to our long-serving team members a sabbatical period is offered after 5 years at Toogood.

- There is extensive opportunity for career development within our ambitious, growing business.

- Our holiday entitlement is 20 days, PLUS all bank holidays and the week between Christmas and New Years. We also give World Mental Health Day as an additional paid day off for everyone to rest and recharge.

Application:

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to careers@t-o-o-g-o-o-d.com (do not send links, cloud files, or extensive portfolios)

 
Application deadline: 17th April 2024
Salary: £28-£32k depending on experience
Start date: ASAP / May 2024

If you have any queries about this role or require any reasonable adjustments for your application please contact careers@t-o-o-g-o-o-d.com

Toogood is committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all, where talent is nurtured and the unconventional is celebrated. The diversity of thought that our studio is upheld by - a motto of restless experimentation - would not be possible without the diversity of our team. We actively encourage applications from those currently and historically underrepresented in the creative industries. At Toogood we want you to Be Brave, Have Drive, Always Care.

PRODUCTION MANAGER: FURNITURE & HOMEWARE

 

Toogood is one of London’s leading furniture, fashion and interiors brands. The studio designs and manufactures artisanal, sculptural products across furniture, homeware accessories and contemporary clothing, as well as providing bespoke interior design services for commercial and residential projects.

With an established business in made to order furniture, as well as a growing volume homeware business, we're looking for an energetic and driven Production Manager to help scale our offering. The ideal candidate should be deeply passionate about design, be well organised, proactive and flexible and have proven experience in a high end design studio. We’re a small business so it’s essential you have a can-do attitude and be willing to dive into a varied set of tasks.


Key Responsibilities:

- Responsible for production of all made to order and batch production across art, furniture and homeware.

- Continually seek ways to improve production processes.

- Responsible for inventory management across all product categories.

- Manage all company stock and archiving to make sure it is accurately accounted for in inventory records.

Production:

- Responsible for the development and production of art pieces, made to order furniture and homeware, working with our suppliers to ensure Toogood meets its timing, budget and quality target throughout the whole process.

- Be an effective trouble-shooter when production problems arise, supporting the team and developing solutions.

- Deliver continuous improvement of production processes, from supporting developers and designers with sourcing through to manufacturing and logistics.

-Responsible for quality control of all art, furniture and homeware products, communicating with the Sales and Design teams when problems arise.

Sourcing:

- Build up a strong network of production partners to deliver high quality products across all of our product categories.

- Stay up to date with new materials and new processes that improve our product line-up and reduce costs.

Operations and Logistics:

R esponsible for the inventory creation and management (using software platform Unleashed) of all made to order, wholesale and direct to consumer stock for our global customer base.

- Manage volume flow of batch produced products according to sales forecasts, budgets and commercial strategies.

- Work closely with the Operations Coordinator to ensure shipping costs are as low as possible across all areas of the supply chain.

- Work closely with the Sales and Finance teams regarding orders, timelines, customer service, and troubleshooting issues.

- Be the main point of contact with warehouses to oversee goods in/goods out.

Commercial:

- Responsible for all negotiations with suppliers, ensuring that high quality products are delivered at the best possible price.

- Responsible for developing products that meet target RRPs and maintain desired profit margins.

- Develop and manage quarterly and annual production budgets and keep track of development costs.

The Ideal Candidate:

- A successful track record as Production Manager in luxury goods.

- Knowledge of Unleashed or similar inventory management platform.

- Prior experience within a luxury furniture or homeware brand and an elevated eye for detail and design

- Results and outcome focused and motivated by commercial success

- Flexible and resourceful.

- Outstanding attention to detail, good knowledge of Excel.

- A full clean UK driving licence is desirable, along with a willingness to travel.


Employee Benefits

- Everyone receives a seasonal clothing allowance - meaning the team is often kitted out in an ever-changing Toogood uniform.

- There's the ability to buy Toogood pieces at cost price (across furniture, homeware, and clothing).

- We have flexible working hours and a hybrid working policy for all.

- Our digital nomad working policy allows team members to work from abroad for up to 2 weeks per year.

- We hold monthly studio drinks and seasonal team lunches to bring everyone together and celebrate the studio's achievements.

- Each team member receives a work anniversary gift.

- Our long-serving team members a sabbatical period is offered after 5 years at Toogood.

- There is extensive opportunity for career development within our ambitious, growing business.

- Our holiday entitlement is 20 days, plus all bank holidays and the week between Christmas and New Years. We also give World Mental Health Day as an additional paid day off for everyone to rest and recharge.

Application:

To apply, please submit your CV and portfolio to careers@t-o-o-g-o-o-d.com (do not send links, cloud files, or extensive portfolios).

Application deadline: 23rd April 2024

Salary: £37-41k depending on experience

Start date: ASAP / May-June 2024


If you have any queries about this role or require any reasonable adjustments for your application please contact
careers@t-o-o-g-o-o-d.com

 
Toogood is committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all, where talent is nurtured and the unconventional is celebrated. The diversity of thought that our studio is upheld by - a motto of restless experimentation - would not be possible without the diversity of our team. We actively encourage applications from those currently and historically underrepresented in the creative industries. At Toogood we want you to Be Brave, Have Drive, Always Care.